Alumni News

Campus Mall and Trellis Plaza Renaming Announced at Celebration of Support

Iconic campus destinations named in honor of the late Mrs. Margaret McDermott, renowned Dallas-area philanthropist, loyal University benefactor and wife of UT Dallas co-founder Eugene McDermott. Read more »

Comets on a Couch: Relationship Edition

We put Comet couples to the test in Newlywed Game-style trivia at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center. Stay tuned for more editions of Comets on a Couch! Read more 

Comets Speak: Producer Ryan Ahrens BA’02 Shares His Current Must-Haves, Oscar Pick

Ahrens’ production company has produced notable films “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Chasing Coral” and “The Birth of a Nation.” The company recently premiered “Selah and the Spades” at last mont Read more 

It’s Not Too Late to Order Your UT Dallas Ring

Whether you graduated this past year or a decade ago, you can still showcase your school pride and accomplishment with the UT Dallas ring. Read more 

Alumni in the News: Comets Making Headlines

From Gizmodo to WFAA and the Dallas Business Journal, UT Dallas alumni are making waves in the news. Read more 

Comet Corner: Dietitian Stella Yan BS’15 Shares Five Ways to Make Your Resolutions a Reality

Instead of making unrealistic resolutions when it comes to your diet and overall health, Stella Yan BS’15 suggests five simple ways to create better eating habits in 2019. Read more 

Meet Cody Meyers, Director of Alumni Relations

Before coming to UT Dallas in 2017 to serve as the assistant director of alumni relations for the Naveen Jindal School of Management, Cody Meyers spent six years working in various roles for The Unive Read more 

Ring Ceremony a Celebration of Accomplishments, Supporters

More than 70 UT Dallas students received their University rings in December as they gathered with family and friends to commemorate their personal achievements and thank those who have helped them on Read more 

The Gift of Giving: Scholarship Serves as Inspiration for Graduate, Donor

Five years ago, Nicole Tucker BA'04 never imagined she could establish a scholarship at her alma mater. This past fall, the first scholarship was awarded to Lailani Garcia, a senior in the School of B Read more 

UT Dallas Alumna Brings a New Approach to Elementary Education

A few miles north of The University of Texas at Dallas, there is another school that prides itself on taking an innovative approach to education. The Guthrie School, founded in 2013 by Jill Guthrie BA Read more 

Jindal School Alumnus Leverages Corporate Matching Gifts

R. Carter Pate MS’03 helped secure UT Dallas’ eligibility for matching gifts from PwC. Using this support, he helped fund the first scholarships for accounting students in the Naveen Jindal School Read more 

University Recognizes Distinguished Alumni, Supporters at Awards Gala

UT Dallas alumni and friends recently gathered to celebrate the distinguished accomplishments and dedicated service of six award recipients at the 2018 UT Dallas Awards Gala on March 24, 2018. Read more 

Young Alumni Couple Invests in Future Comets

Dr. Stacey Boland BS'00 and Dr. Justin Boland BS'00 originally met as undergraduates at UT Dallas. In addition to their annual gifts, the couple decided it was time to include the University in their Read more 

Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center Opens On Campus

Activities at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center will engage students and strengthen ties to the University’s growing alumni base. Read more 

Alumnus Named UT Dallas Development Board Chair

Mike Brodie BS’76 was appointed chair of the UT Dallas Development Board at the annual fall board meeting on Sept. 7. Read more 

Alumnus Honors Professor’s Influence Decades Later

Until recently, Dr. Solomon Luo MS’78 hadn’t seen Professor John Jagger since his graduation from the University more than three decades ago. Yet the influence of this instructor has long made an Read more 

Alumnus Invests in Future

With the start of the new semester, nine international students descended on UT Dallas eager to advance their studies and accelerate their futures. Setting them apart from many of their fellow interna Read more